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31 October 2014
The Basque Government is supporting women in Gaza through the programme ‘Empowerment strategies to reduce vulnerability of refugee women’. Implemented by UNRWA, the programme will address the vulnerabilities faced by women, including those due to the Israeli blockade on Gaza and the traditionally patriarchal society...
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European Union Reaffirms Its Support for Palestine Refugees
04 June 2014
Brussels Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, and Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, signed today a joint declaration on EU support for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...
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John McLaughlin Sings for Palestine Refugees
18 April 2014
Two years after his first visit to the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), world-renowned guitarist John McLaughlin has returned, partnering with the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and Al Mada Association for Arts Based Community Development to raise funds for their programmes for music therapy and health...
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Support from UAE for Palestine Refugees in Syria
04 April 2014
The Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, welcomed the announcement, earlier this week, of a US$ 15 million contribution from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to support UNRWA emergency programmes in Syria.
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Thanks Saudi Arabia for Support
07 March 2014
Amman The Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Filippo Grandi, visited Riyadh on 3 March in a final visit before leaving his post with UNRWA to thank officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Kingdom’s generous and consistent support for the Agency during his tenure. Mr. Grandi, who...
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UNRWA Thanks EU for Support
27 December 2013
The European Union (EU) has announced a new contribution of EUR 16 million
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UNRWA Launches 2014 Syria Response Plan
17 December 2013
The war in Syria is devastating the lives of over half a million Palestine refugees who have been living in exile for six decades. The UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Response Plan for 2014, published today, sets out the Agency’s interventions to strengthen the resilience of Palestine refugees, and to help them weather...
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Arab and Other Donors Vow Increased Support for UNRWA
27 September 2013
Partners have pledged support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) at a Ministerial meeting held in the margins of the UN General Assembly.
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